In A history of Population Health Johan P. Mackenbach offers a comparative study of trends in 40 specific diseases in Europe and their explanation, focusing on the causes of the spectacular improvements in people’s health since the early 18th century.
These notes were developed by the first author in the process of teaching a course on applied numerical methods for Civil Engineering majors during 2002-2004 and was modified to include Mechanical Engineering in 2005. The materials have been periodically updated since then and underwent a major revision by the second author in 2006-2007.
An intimate story of "pioneer" life in a national park, told in an interesting, humorous way, that makes it most delightful.
The best of W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne’s articles on blue ocean strategy, all in one place.
The 8th collection of short poems by Violeta Milovanovic Salinic represents the new throne that the poetess managed to regain. The poetess promises to "remain faithful to poetry, always and more."
This document aims to introduce C by providing and explaining examples of common programming tasks, and to enable the reader to learn from available source code by clarifying common causes of incomprehension. The first part of the document is an informal introduction to C.
Be careful what you wish for. Wishes sometimes come true.
It is a story about a man named Frank. Frank Drake to be precise. Until Smith appeared, Frank’s life was manageable.
When you think about summer you want it to be the best one. You start making plans as soon as spring comes. You want to chill, shake your stress off, and just do absolutely nothing. You want to spend as much time as possible with your friends. Friends, exactly. Sometimes I think that friendship is overrated.
The Monparnasse train wreck on October 22, 1895 causes British railway companies to worry about sabotage and terrorism.
This book is designed to be used as the primary textbook in a college-level first course in computing. It takes a fairly traditional approach, emphasizing problem solving, design, and programming as the core skills of computer science. However, these ideas are illustrated using a non-traditional language, namely Python.
Agile - denoting "the quality of being agile; readiness for motion; nimbleness, activity, dexterity in motion" - software development methods are attempting to offer an answer to the eager business community asking for lighter weight along with faster and nimbler software development processes.
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Overture—Adagio Misterioso THE NEUROSURGEON peeled the thin surgical gloves from his hands as the nurse blotted the perspiration from his forehead for the last time after the long, grueling hours.